An installation of red balloons and crosses honouring victims of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil was set up at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFEAn installation of red balloons and crosses honouring victims of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil was set up at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
An installation of red balloons and crosses honouring victims of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil was set up at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Brazil coronavirus deaths pass 100,000 as country struggles to contain pandemic

  • More than 1,000 daily fatalities reported on average since late May
  • Confirmed infections at over 3 million cases, behind only the United States

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An installation of red balloons and crosses honouring victims of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil was set up at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFEAn installation of red balloons and crosses honouring victims of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil was set up at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
An installation of red balloons and crosses honouring victims of the coronavirus pandemic in Brazil was set up at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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